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was the victim of an acid attack now admits that it was self-inflicted. >>> and mini moon, the guinness book of world records reals >>> and mini moon, the guinness book of world records reals the world's smallest cow. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. today, we begin with finally nearing the end. after five long months, crews in the gulf of mexico have taken a major step toward permanently plugging up the blownout well behind the worst offshore oil spill in u.s. history. for more on that, we go to kristin dahlgren, live in louisiana with more. ood morning. >> good morning to you, lynn. day 150 and that relief well that they started drilling shortly after this a started has finally intersected with the mccondo well some 2 1/2 miles below the floor of the gulf. admiral thad allen said that the two wells were connected and that the next step was to pump mud and cement down into that well to permanely seal it off. obviously, great news for people in this area, but really just one step in their recovery. oil ctinues to wash ashore. and this
of the strangest record breakers of the year. let's look at this dog who made it into the latest guinness book of world records. can you figure out why? yeah, yeah. i know you had the answer. homes for those in need? or, maybe you want to help improve our schools? whatever you want to do, members project from american express can help you take the first step. vote, volunteer or donate for the causes you believe in at membersproject.com. take charge of making a difference. ♪ [ male announcer ] we touch a lot of things throughout the day. so it's nice that clorox disinfecting products help kill the germs that can live on surfaces for up to 48 hours. ♪ feels sweet when i can touch you ♪ sadly, no. oh. but i did pick up your dry cleaning and had your shoes shined. well, i made you a reservation at the sushi place around the corner. well, in that case, i better get back to these invoices... which i'll do right after making your favorite pancakes. you know what? i'm going to tidy up your side of the office. i can't hear you because i'm also making you a smoothie. [ male announcer ] marriott ho
. sacramento's sheriff takes on california's attorney general. john mcguinness criticized a campaign statement on jerry brown's website targeting opponent meg whitman for record spending money that could be used instead to pay for police and teachers. >> he should mutt his money where his mouth is. >> reporter: we did the math and brown could cover 196 sacramento deputies for one year with the $28 million his campaign has raised so far. whitman with $119 million could pay for 833 deputies. but mcguinness says he doesn't really believe the candidates should hand over their war chests. he just felt the need to call out brown for a hypocritical statement. >> i offered that thought with a little bit of, uhm, i guess absurdity to make a point. >> reporter: the brown campaign stands by its criticism of whitman's record spending. and as for the sheriff's a spokesman says, i believe sheriff mcguinness may have more important and less partisan things to worry about. mcguinness says there is nothing more important than california's future and he thinks whitman is the one who will bring real reform to a
by claiming she was the woman of an acid attack now admits it was self-inflicted. and mini moo. the guinness book of world records unveils the world's smallest cow. good morning. i'm lynn berry. those stories and more straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin with finally nearing the end. after five long months, crews in the gulf of mexico have taken a major step toward permanently plugging the blownout well. behind the worst oil spill in u.s. history. and for more on that, we go to nbc's kristen dahlgren in venice, louisiana. good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning, lynn. day 150 and that relief well they started drilling shortly after this all started has finally intersected with the well some 2 1/2 miles beneath the floor of the gulf. in a statement late last night, the incident commander said the two wells were now connected and that the next step is to pump mud and cement down into that well to permanently seal it off. obviously, good news for people in this area. really just one step in their recovery. oil here continues to wash ashore. this week, evidence of a m
. >>> and guinness officials have certified a colombian man who stands 2'3" as the world's shortest living man. the 24-year-old who works part time as a dancer says he's very happy with his height because it makes him unique. look at him go there. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day after closing friday for a long hoimd weekend. the dow closed at 10,447. the naz dam gained 14 and the naz dam climbed 33. taking a look at overseas trading this morning in tokyo the nikkei dropped 75 points, but in hong kong the hang seng rose 46. >>> a business all-star who recently fell from grace over sexual allegations has resurfaced as a competitor. or kl has hired former hewlett-packard ceo mark hurd in its efforts to muscle in on more of hp's turf. oracle and hp had been long-time partners but with last year's purchase of sun my crow systems they became direct competitors. >>> in other executive years david weston, tv's longest serving network news chief told the staff monday he's resigning and will leave by the end of the year. >>> elseware air products has boosted to
. >>> the world's tallest man and the world's shortest woman are both from turkey. the guinness book of records got them together saturday. the tallest man is 8" 3" tall. the shortest woman 2" 4.6" high. wonder if there was a love connection? this morning, tracking hurricane igor. i'm terrell brown. this is the "cbs morning news." words alone aren't enough. my job is to listen to the needs and frustrations of the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel or restaurant workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. our job is to listen and find ways to help. that means working with communities. restoring the jobs, tourist beaches, and businesses impacted by the spill. we've paid over $400 million in claims and set up a $20 billion independently-run claims fund to cover lost income until people impacted can get back to work. and our efforts aren't coming at tax-payer expense. i know people are wondering-- now that the well is capped, is bp gonna meet its commitments? i was born in new orleans. my
-on luggage. this 24-year-old from colombia has been certified by guinness book of world records as the world's shortest living man. he is 27 inches tall. his mom says he stopped growing at the age of 2. the new record holder loves to dance reggae, wants to drive a car and wants to see the world someday. g is my favorite thing. but we lost today. ♪ no, we didn't. ♪ we're the kids in america ♪ oh, oh, oh ♪ we're the kids in america ♪ oh, oh, oh layers of brownie and caramel, dipped in chocolate ready to eat sweet moments new from pillsbury. in the refrigerated section >>> happy labor day. the redskins look ahead though season opener against the cowboys. they went 0-6 in the division last year and will be tested early on. practicing today portis and full back mike sellers but the big news mcnabb worked out after sitting out the last two weeks with a sprained ankle. he took snaps with the starters and showed no sign his ankle was bothering him in i talked to donovan and we joked an about it and he said how would anyone think i'm in the going to play the cowboys on a sunday night game.
and bounds. he set a new guinness world record for bungee jumping -- yikes, oh, my goodness -- taking a staggering 42 jumps in just one hour. that more than doubled the previous record of 19. wow, there he goes again. not surprisingly, his biggest problem with the repeat leaps from about 160 feet up in the air was -- can you guess it, bill? can you guess it? >> he's going to be sore? whiplash? >> he got dizzy. yeah. >> that makes sense. >> but i would add whiplash to the mix for sure. >> and stupidity. oh, did i say that? sorry. >>> time now for an early look at some of the stories we'll follow throughout the day here on nbc. >>> in washington state, the army holds its first hearing in a grizzly war crimes case in which five soldiers are charged with killing afghan civilians for sport. they fired on them in unprovoked assaults with some of the soldiers accused of mutilating the corpses. >>> heading to book store shelves -- bob woodward's book "obama's wars." and also be sure to catch "education nation," nbc's special coverage on the state of our nation's schools. "today's" matt lauer
. thank you. >>> do you like reading interesting stuff? how about the 2011 guinness book of world records? you will see some really fascinating stuff in there like this. that is a cow. call him dexter. he lives in england. he is 33 inches long. part of the newest set of strange animal facts compile in the latest edition. other animals who made this edition include a python. 24 et long. and then there is fluffy. lives at the columbus zoo. a peek knees in texas. the longest measured tongue of any dog. then this dog, anastasia, a terrier who managed to pop 100 balloons in less than 45 seconds. that made the guinness book of world records. susan kidd has one of them. my dog cannot do that but i don't want him to. >> good night. come back. >>> on our broadcast here tonight, hard times. here
was organized by the guinness world records to promote the 2011 "guinness book of world records." one little bite is all took. >> they are looking at each other going we look the same, they don't know. >>> some much-needed rain is falling outside. >> bob turk has the latest >> bob turk has the latest after this commercial break. ,,, yeah, but... what.. happened to the back there? well, here's the thing: this was the only "sporty two-seater" they had on my budget. uh-huh. and the seats go all the way back. (announcer) settling for less is not smart. what is smart is getting more car for your money at carmax. for the money you'd spend on a stripped down new car, you could get a fully loaded, guaranteed-quality used car at carmax. now more than ever, the smart choice is carmax. the way car buying should be. >>> strong thunderstorm activity. a whole batch has moved through the elkton area. it's moving into much of delaware and new castle county. delaware overs reported wind gusts at 59 miles per hour a few minutes ago with that cell right to the east. you zoom in and there's the heavy activity
in the guinness book of world records. 69 cowboys in mexico set the record for the longest simultaneous lassoing. they twirled the ropes breaking a record set last year. the record breaker is a way to keep one of the most traditionally mexican customs alive. mess coe is setting a record on the guinness book food category. a crowd gathered to pit together a record breaking taco. the 164-foot long creation was the largest taco ever made and the ingredients included pork, beef, chicken, beans, rice, even a little pineapple. so no matter what you like there is something for everyone. can you imagine, probably 30 people can eat that. >> it took staff from 38 restaurants to make that. so a lot of people and a lo of tums. >>> most of us have to go back to work tomorrow, some of us today, right? >> indeed. >> gary has the full forecast. we'll be right  back. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in the gulf and that includes keeping you informed. my job is to listen to the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel and restaurant workers and find ways to help. that mean
stands just over 27 1/2 inches high, declared the shortest in the world yesterday by the guinness book of records. >>> coming up, your tuesday morning weather. and in the sport, the red sox go home happy at fenway. they're stirring up the pennant pot in the american league east. [ male announcer ] prilosec otc traveled to fairbanks, alaska. home of one of the coldest, longest nights on the planet. and asked frequent heartburn sufferers, like carl, to put prilosec otc's 24 hour heartburn protection to the test for two weeks. the results? i can concentrate on everything i'm doing, not even think about it anymore. since i've been taking it, i've been heartburn free, which is a big relief for me. [ male announcer ] take your 14-day challenge. ♪ prilosec otc. heartburn gone. power on. can your moisturizer do that? [ female announcer ] dermatologist recommended aveeno has an oat formula, now proven to build a moisture reserve, so skin can replenish itself. that's healthy skin for life. only from aveeno. >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country this morning. s sunn
for the guy. he's a 10-year-old pekingese. his name is puggy. judges from the guinness book of world records confirmed the tongue is 4.5 inches long on such a tiny little dog. he's in the guinness book of world records. >>> that's it for this hour of fox 5 morning news. one more hour and we'll turn things over to tony and allison. >> that's disgusting. can they do something about that. do some surgery or something. >> how will he speak? >> thank you, steve. >>> this morning we're keeping an eye on an usual scene in northwest washington. a woman has been evicted from her apartment and a large amount of her personal belongings are lining the streets. we're live with more on how the city and others are helping her this morning. >>> the city school system appears to be in a state of flux. now we're learning that the d.c. superintendent of education is stepping down. >>> and the washington teachers union is speaking out against
lighter. >> the 2011 version of the "guinness world records" is going to be out this week. it's going to be released in the s. on tuesday and a worldwide release on thursday. now, one of the main entries here that we have is the world's shortest man. he's a little over 70 centimeters which puts him about two feet -- let's see here, two feet and fouinches. that's how tall he is. >> that's pint sized. >> he's actually from colombia, 24 yrs old and weighs 22 pounds. >> very interesting stuff. i like having you here, chatting with you over here. great stories and much more we'll be following at our desk. thanks have a great weekend. >> thanks, don. great to have you back. >>> it seems a controversial debate over a islamic center has sparked controversy. >> i don't know a lot about islam. i only knew one fellow who is a muslim. p i knew it was going to be a learning process for me, but we follow jesus. >> he'll tell us how his message is being received coming up. hey, did you ever finish last month's invoices? sadly, no. oh. but i did pick up your dry cleaningno. and had your shoes shined.
's going to make it into the guinness world records once they get hold of it. >> good for him. it takes all types. thanks, willis. do you have one of those, willis? >> a big turkey dinner. >> ever had a bad breakup? we all have had a rough breakup. >> sure. >> again, i've never broken up in a way like this. this actually went down on youtube. this 53-year-old woman named kelly summers was very distraught after breaking up with her boyfriend, keith. as a way of therapy and coping with this tough breakup she goes on youtube and releases and gets all her emotions out here. over a month she made 62 videos and posted them. some were a minute, some were seven minutes. take a listen. >> i've just got to get angry. because i miss him so much. being at this park has been really hard. this was the park a few weeks ago he came down, made all the effort to drive down to. >> clearly she was distraught. looked a little rough. but -- not to be mean. but really. anyway, she posted all these things. 11,000 people tuned in to check it out, including, who? the ex-boyfriend. he saw, he realized the hurt he had
, a meeting between two guinness world recor holders turns into one of the ranger photo-ops ever. the world's tallest man, 8'3", met the world's shortest woman, 2'4". amazingly, both record holders are from turkey. the two met at the launch of the latest edition of the guinss book. two very different people with a lot in common. >>> and that's "news 4 midday." thank you for joining us this morning. be sure to come back and join news 4 beginning at 4:00, 5:00, d 6:00 later today for the latest on this day's news. >>> we'll be back tomorrow morning at 11:00 with "news 4 idday." until then, have a great day and we'll see you later ts afternoon. activia is better than ever! isn't this the yogurt hey, you guys. want to try'? that, you know... helps regulate your digestive system. helpooh, i think i'll pass. no, no, no! trust me. it is beyond tasty. mmm! wow! i can't believe it, i love it! mmm, this iseally od! new best tasting activia ever! ♪ activia now you can join the fight against breast cancer every time you enjoy an activia. give hope with every cup of activia.
in the world. the guinness book of world records announced the title yesterday. 4-year-old edward hernandez just 27.5" tall. his family calls him nino which is child in spanish. nino. he lives in bogota with his parents and four brothers and they all work together making pajamas. >>> step right this way! >>> the sluggish economy has not slowed down the jerry lewis telethon. ♪ [ music ] the final total, nearly $59 million. it's down slightly from the 60.5 million last year. 2008, $65 million were raised. the telethon aired on 170 tv stations. >> how many years has that been going on? >> i don't know. we'll look it up. >>> it is 5:26. coming up in the next half hour the new proposal that could force some families with small children to take to the roads instead of flying. >> where governor schwarzenegger is going this week to promote california products and bring in billions in business. >>> an accused gang member is set to face the music for allegedly shooting a police officer. there is a silver lining in all this though. talk about it coming up. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ j-e-l-l-o ♪ j-e-l-l-o
to guinness, the folks who write the records, a shade over 27 inches high, weighs 22 pounds, hasn't grown since he was two years young. lives in the country of colombia and doctors don't have reason as to why his growth is so stunted but he is officially according to guinness the shortest man on the plan the. -- planet. we are going to run, you guys have a great labor day, get out there with family an friends, have a picnic, enjoy all the great stuff here. we have great weather. juliet: we do! bill: labor away! try not to labor today. we'll catch you tomorrow. "happening now" starts right now
the world's shortest man. the guinness book of world records just certified that 24-year-old edward nino hernandez has that title. he lives in colombia and stands less than 2 1/2 feet tall. hernandez's mother says he stopped growing at age two. she doesn't know why. nobody does. and yes, he has a girlfriend, she's nearly 5 feet tall, but hernandez may not hold the record much longer. another contender for the title turns 18 in october. you got to be 18 to qualify. jamie: the gulf coast is bracing for some more nasty weather. tropical storm hermine is making its way toward land, sparking hurricane watches already in at least one state. we're going to have a live update from the fox extreme weather center. that's coming up for you next. >>> and new video of a daring rescue. check out this video. sheriff's deputies pull a man out of that burning car. we're going to tell you how the man is doing. wow! just ahead. jaime new next hour, he's facing trial for the murder of one young woman and he's the prime suspect in the disappearance of natalee holloway. what your -- what joran van der sloot i
. meet edward hernandez. he is 24 years old from bogota colombia. the guinness book of world records has just declared him the shortest man in the world. how tall is hernandez? he stands just over 2'3" from head to toe. and he's a very good dancer as well. >> announcer: this weather report sponsored by chrysler. >>> whose ready to get fit on a budget? harry the find his inner shockra. >>> raiding your 401(k) for cash is risky, some better options for you on cbs. [ male announcer ] with its 43 safety features, like the parkview rear back-up camera... hi, sweetie. there you are. [ male announcer ] ...electronic vehicle information center, and rear cross path detection system, now available in the safety tech package, the chrysler town & country is a safe bet to make. ♪ with so many to choose from it's hard to see the difference. but this is the way his dentist chooses a toothbrush. fact is, more dentists brush with an oral-b toothbrush than any other brush. ♪ if you could see what your dentist sees, you'd reach for an oral-b toothbrush too. oral-b. you forgot...her glasses. [ female an
pokes in mexico set a guinness world record over the weekend for the most people lassoing at the same time. men, women and children twirld their ropes for nearly three minutes to beat last year's record of only 23 people. set in texas, the event was part of an annual festival in guadalajara. >> that takes some talent. let's get a check of the weather right now from stephanie abrams who is in for al. hey, steph. >> i know i-carly is a big deal but also this cold weather is a big deal, too. are you ready for it? >> i so need a couple more days of it. >> a couple more days of heat before we get into the colder temperatures. >> 45 degrees this morning and i'm ready for 80s. >> forget about it. let's have a look at our forecast in our pick city. i'm going to take you into michigan, bay city, michigan. 77 degrees with a few scattered showers. otherwise look at the cool air from montana, wyoming, but still hot deep into the south. >> cool and dry this morning. the rain to our northwest, and great weather for a labor day picnic. a lot of sunshine. >>> natalie, back to you. >> all right, thank
. this is not something you'll see every day. 69 mexican cowboys clinched the "guinness book of world records" title for the greatest number of cowboys simultaneously lasoing. they twirled the ropes for nearly three minutes. they beat out last year's record which was set in texas with just 23 participants. this is a much larger group. it's all part of the 17th annual mariachi festival in guadalajara, mexico. congratulations. if you think your labor day party has a lot of food, take a look at what is going on in two other countries this weekend. first in mexico. record set for the longest taco ever made. the 164-foot taco filled with pork, pineapple, beans, rice. if that is not your style, check this out. a big burger! chefs used 100 pounds of meat. the end result weighed more than 60 pounds and measured more than five feet in diameter. i want to know who ate it. that's it for us in washington. "fox news sunday" is up next where you can catch chris wallace's exclusive interviews. first, senator john mccain and then d.n.c. chairman tim kaine. we want to leave you with another look at our favorite vide
it into the 2011 edition of the "guinness book of world records" released today. take a look at this picture of the longest dog tongue. who knew there would be a record for something like this. and the largest collection of smurf memorabilia. so, a little bit of everything for just about everyone, wolf. >> these people have a lot of free time, i guess, to check all that stuff out. all right. look at that. thanks very much. thank you, fred. >>> a startling new report shows that above vert city on the rise in the united states of america. we are going to show you the conditions some people are living in not very far from the white house. >>> and former president jimmy carter points blame at the late senator ted kennedy over health care. you are going to want to hear what he is saying. you are in "the situation room." this site has a should i try priceline instead? >> no it's a sale. nothing beats a sale! wrong move! you. you can save up to half off that sale when you name your own price on priceline. but this one's a deal...trust me. it's only pretending to be a deal. here, bid $79. got it. wo
what kind of beer is that? >> it's guinness right now, but i think i'm going to switch and use a texas beer. it makes sense since it's the texas state fair. jenna: is will any secret to making really good fried beer? >> there is, but that's the trade secret part of it. [laughter] no sane person would ever put beer in a fryer. you just don't put beer in a fryer. jenna: go ahead, jon, try it. jon: i think it's technically illegal to drink a beer on television, but i guess you can eat one, right? jenna: we're in a new area. he's chewing. >> a completely new food category. jon: i can taste it. jenna: what do you think? jon: well, i like my beer cold. [laughter] jenna: i don't know if the fried beer is right for you if you like the cold stuff. mark, real quick, are you going to sell this? are you going to package it? what are you going to do with fried beer? >> it'll actually be at the state fair, and i think it's probably going to be five to an order, and after that i'm looking at doing wholesale and retail packaging. i've gotten a lot of interest across the u.s. as well as overseas. jenna
-watering guinness record for the biggest chocolate bar in the world. look at that. the ginormous block of dark chocolate weighed a whopping 9,700 pounds. it was 18 feet wide and 9 feet -- 18 feet long, rather, and 9 feet wide and 10 inches thick. >> wow. well, the chocolate will be doled out to the public next month in celebration of that company's tenth anniversary. >> i need to know how many calories are in that, but i won't ask. >> just a few hundred thousand. >> we'll be right back. ♪ chocolate sundae ♪ sundae chocolate sundae you go next if you had a hoveround power chair? the statue of liberty? the grand canyon? it's all possible ith a hoveround., tom: hi i'm tom kruse, inventor rand founder of hoveround., when we say you're free to see the world, we mean it. call today and get a free overound information kit, that includes a video and full color brochure. dennis celorie: "it's by far the best chair i've ever owned." terri: "last year, 9 out of 10 people got their hoveround for "little or no money." jim plunkitt: "no cost. absolutely no cost to me." breaking news...when you call toda
been named to the shortest man in the world. by the guinness book of world records. various key is just 27 in. tall, edward nino fernandez. that's barely the size a small piece of)2Ñ luggage. he weighs 2 lbs. his mom says he hasn't grown since he was 2 years old. big movies at the box office over the weekend opening of first place the american would george clooney made 13 million, second place takers made 11 half million and a machete and v/ )(+ million. it's 10:52 a.m. will be back a couple of minutes. it's it's a live look out from our mount tam cam lots of sunshineñ in clear skies here too. we'll mount tam cam lots of sunshineñ in clear skies here too. we'll be right back. real national pastime? saving money. and like baseball people love their stats. i started bringing my lunch to work -- 50 bucks a week in my pocket. here's a good one: state farm insures 40 million drivers. more than geico and progressive combined. i saved because i'm accident-free. of course, with so many ways to save including discounts of up to 40%, having that many customers shouldn't be a surprise. so ask
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